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Port Arthur's Pleasure Island, an 18.5 mile long man-made body of land, extends from the mouth of the Neches River on the northwest to the Sabine Causeway on the southeast and is surrounded by Sabine Lake and the Sabine Neches Intracoastal Waterway.

Pleasure Island is a place of beauty.  Its hills, bluffs, and vistas of Sabine Lake are a delight and pleasure to those who visit.  Pleasure Island is where the fun begins!

Island Grocery | Cajun Cabins | Shrimping | S.A.L.T. | Lamar U Oceanography | U. S. Coast Guard | Texas Parks and Wildlife | U. S. Corps of Engineers | Sharkys' Grill



Interesting Facts about Pleasure Island
In the early 1900s, Pleasure Pier was a major attraction, luring visitors from throughout Texas.  At various times the Island had a 2,000 foot boardwalk, ballroom, midway, roller coaster, skating rink, bowling alley, and Olympic-sized swimming.

Major stars and musicians of the day such as Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Sammy Kaye, and Benny Goodman regularly appeared at the ballroom and drew thousands of visitors.

Businesses, Industries, and Agencies on Pleasure Island

Pleasure Island is the home of businesses, industries, and agencies that offer services to island residents and the community while providing jobs in the shipbuilding and shrimping industries.